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Have Pity on Your Street Tree: Participate in the BHA's Tree Pit Enlargement Project
Last year, BHA volunteers performed a census of the Heights' street trees.  As part of TREES COUNT 2015, we found that many of our street trees suffer from overcrowded roots and tree pits that are too small to enable the trees to survive and grow.  To provide our street trees with adequate nutrients and water, the BHA is launching a project during Summer 2016 to enlarge sub-standard tree pits by working with cooperating tree owners The BHA will devote its accumulated Tree Funds to this project.  In return,... (read more...)
Community News
HELP COUNCIL MEMBER LEVIN SPEND $1.5 MILLION. The Participatory Budgeting process has begun for 2017. You can get involved to determine how those funds are spent through your planning, ideas and voting. (read more).
Posted on 8/26/16
BHA SUPPORTS RETAINING THE PARK'S POP UP POOL. The August 18 press conference sponsored by Senator Squadron highlighted the importance of the pool for the Brooklyn community and advocated for its retention until a permanent solution is found. (read more).
Posted on 8/19/16
LONG AWAITED PRESERVATION PROJECTS ADVANCE. 100 Clark Street wins LPC approval of plans that will return it to its former glory. The LPC will also calendar 181 and 185 Montague Streets for designation as individual landmarks . (read more).
Posted on 8/5/16
BHA FILES LAWSUIT TO STOP TOWERS ON PIER 6. The lawsuit asks the NYS Supreme Court to annual the BBPC's June 7th decision to build two huge towers on Pier 6 near Atlantic Avenue and Furman Street. (read more).
Posted on 7/7/16
DOT Public Meeting on BQE Triple Cantilever Rehabilitation Project. Project Engineers presented an overview of the 10-12 year project whose planning began this spring and answered questions from the community. (read more).
Posted on 6/30/16
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